Right lymphatic duct
Is a hormone
Is the fluid within the lymph nodes
Is secreted by all lymph nodes
Plays no known roles
Removes worn-out blood cells from circulation
Is located in the RUQ
Secretes splenic hormones that control the entire lympnoid system
Inferior vena cava
Line the entrance of the spleen
Are the Kupffer cells within the liver
Are located in the groin
Are part of the hepatic portal circulation
All lymph will drain directly into the superior vena cava.
The right arm will become gangrenous from lack of oxygen.
The right arm will become edematous.
The patient will experience anginal pain.
Dehydrate the tissue space.
Block or clog the capillary pores.
“hold water” and cause edema.
Act as antigens and cause an allergic reaction.
Lymph node resection
A hyperactive spleen
Receives lymph from the large lymphatic ducts.
Pumps blood into the large lymphatic ducts.
Forms the thoracic duct.
Is called a lacteal.
Confined to the thoracic cavity.
Primarily concerned with hematopoiesis.
Only concerned with phagocytosis.
Axillary lymph nodes